Meet Our Project Partners
Collaborating Across Borders
Featuring organizations from Italy, Romania, and Austria, we are proud to collaborate with:
🇮🇹 Ambeco and ERCI - Italy
🇷🇴 Door2Outdoor - Romania
🇦🇹 Innovative Education Centre - Austria
Together, we are fostering collaboration and advancing our mission to create a positive impact in our community and beyond.
AMBECO' AMBIENTE E COMUNICAZIONE SOC
The AmbeCo team has many years of experience in project management at local, regional and national level. The Cooperative is active in Italy and is based in the green region of Abruzzo. It was founded in 1998 with the idea of communicating the environment in an innovative way in order to improve it. It has always been committed to the promotion of sustainable development. AMBeCO' is an Environmental Education Centre and Training Body accredited by the Abruzzo Region and is addressed to schools of all levels, young people and citizens. Through its many activities - training, environmental education, nature tourism, environmental communication and event organisation - the cooperative offers the tools for more responsible personal and professional growth through non-formal and informal learning. AMBeCO's mission is contributing to the promotion of a culture based on knowledge, capable of sustainable economic growth that is attentive to environmental protection and greater social cohesion.
ASOCIATIA DOOR TO OUTDOOR
"Door to Outdoor" is an NGO that promotes nature-based development opportunities through educational, sporting, and recreational activities. Founded in 2017, our organization comprises 20 experienced professionals from diverse backgrounds such as environmental sciences, sports and movement, psychology, and health. We are committed to serving our community, offering inclusive activities for people of all ages and social backgrounds. Our comprehensive outdoor programs focus on improving both physical and mental well-being. Over the years, we have engaged with over 5000 individuals through various activities, including:
1. Sports and mountain activities: trail running, hiking, trekking, mountain biking, rock climbing, mountain climbing, canyoning, caving, alpine skiing, and ski touring.
2. General outdoor activities: orienteering, camping, flora and fauna identification, environmental education, survival skills, and bushcraft.
3. Social outdoor activities: fostering family bonding, team building, and promoting integration for people with disabilities.
4. Grassroots sports activities: integrated sports such as basketball, football, and table tennis.
5. Health and well-being workshops: focusing on nutrition, the use of medicinal plants and forest products, as well as first aid.
ERCI TEAM APS-ONLUS
The ERCI team APS-Onlus (Experiences Research of International Cooperation) is a social-sport-environmental promotion association established in 1992, and a member of the European Network of Outdoor Sports. Committed for years in scientific cooperation projects and missions also at an international level, with the aim of promoting integrated cooperation initiatives on environmental, sports, social and cultural cooperation between Italy and the countries concerned. In Italy it deals mainly with the enhancement, defense and protection of natural, archaeological, paleontological, geological, urban, historical and artistic heritage. He has developed specific knowledge in the areas of sustainable development, certification of sports events, gained also with classic marathons, producing the Handbook Sport for the Environment - Code of Sustainable Development for Sport in Protected Areas. while on environmental issues ERCI team as a member of the promoter is participating in the drafting of a Unesco candidacy project to become a Biosphere Reserve of two vast twinned protected areas: Ayacucho (Central Andes) and Marsica (Central Apennines).
INNOVATIVE EDUCATION CENTER
IEC Austria was established by a group of experienced youth workers and international consultants. The aim of the IEC Austria team is to develop projects, training courses and non-formal learning activities to support and improve the use of NFE, sport, music and art, as a tool for social inclusion, mutual understanding, entrepreneurial development, empowerment and leadership. IEC Austria puts special interest in the empowerment of disadvantaged groups in society such as immigrants, asylum seekers, women and young people with geographical, social and economic disadvantages. Most educational activities are addressed to young people at risk of social exclusion and immigrants, making sure to always promote the importance of civic and European values and the active participation of citizens through non-formal education methodologies.